|Lumpen - Daniel Iván|
"What's in a name?", Shakespeare asked. What's in a name, indeed? Lumpenproletariat is a word "invented" by Karl Marx. A category or, to be more accurate, an adjective. Its mean is evanescent, not only because it has undergo many semantic changes through the years -and has been re-interpreted, deconstructed, even appropriated by as many discourses as you can count-, but because its original meaning was, actually, elusive...
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